Friday, April 11, 2008

The Tales of Beedle The Bard

J.K. Rowling in her last Harry Potter Book, The Deathly Hollows, mentioned a book of fairy tales, similar in nature to Aesops Fables that was left in Dumbledore's Will to Hermione Granger. She has just hand written and illustrated only 7 copies of this book of tales and its making me crazy! I have attached a link if you'd like to read the summaries of the tales...hopefully someday they will be published!

I am such a dork when it comes to Harry Potter! I totally admit it, I really dont care. I'm so not going to nor have I EVER dressed up for a movie...hello you are retarded if you do that! However, I really love them. It totally drives dan crazy but I listen to them over and over and every time we take a road trip I always want to listen to it because, hello! It takes up a lot of time and makes the trip go faster. Dan thinks it makes him want to blow his brains out. So he ends up brining his ipod and we are both happy. have to make them in a marriage. whatever.

Ok wait....there is a link...when i first wrote this blog it was when the tales were first released and now the link is not available for some reason...i'll try to get it back so the link on the bottom is a different link but still gets you some info. SO SORRY ABOUT THAT!!!


Dealing With Divorce

Two years ago on Easter Sunday I found out my parents were getting divorced....finally. Its been a rough couple of no wait a rough 25 years. But the past two have been a different kind of rough. Even now, I cant really sum up how I'm feeling about it. I am so glad my parents are divorced though, they were not good together. No matter how you look at it, how hard you try it was bad. They put on a pretty good act over the years though...gotta hand it to them.

I hate it when people say...we're staying together for the kids. Just fight to make it work, its not worth the drama you're going to cause by doing it. HELL YEAH IT IS! I cant tell you how many times I cried myself to sleep and how happy I was to break free from my parents house when I went to college. I would come home from church on sunday just having had a lesson on Eternal Marriage, Families...and so know the drill and I would be like...really? Thats what its suppose to be like? Because thats not what it is like in my home at all. Granted my mom really tried to have family home evening and do stuff together as a family but it always ended up badly. Our stake president said that FHE is the only fight that begins and ends with a prayer. lol i thought that was great! :)

Seriously though, I so wish that my parents had gotten divorced when we were little kids and saved us all from the drama now. So Thanks for finally taking care of that! :)

Monday, April 7, 2008


Ok heres the rub. Our laptop fell and landed on the power cord...thats right the power cord was jammed into the back of the computer and now wont receive any power...battery has died and we are left computerless as the power source thing is fused to the mother board. This happened at the beginning of april so that's the reason behind the lack of blogs. SO ANNOYING. I feel so cut off from the world. babies have been had, people are getting pregnant and I have had no idea. I feel really bad! I have been able to check my email every once in a while on my mom's computer (my old one) or through my phone but I cant really blog since all my pix and everything have been saved on our laptop. Hopefully we get it fixed or get a new computer...cross your fingers! really soon...that would be great! :) anyway i promise i havent dropped off the face of the earth and hopefully things are back up and running really soon. Peace out.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Good Clean Fun

So my friend Kirsten sends me hilarious emails all the time and I never get around to reading them so i created a Kirsten folder and go through it once in a while....heres my recent fav....

Can you imagine some guy going 90 mph on the interstate with these balloons trailing about a few yards behind him? Instructions for a fun time on the interstate...............

Step 1. Tie balloons to car.
Step 2. Drive like a bat out of hell....
Step 3. Watch people freak out!!!!

I don't care who you are....that's funny.
Sharon, you and grandpa should try this next time you drive to Colorado! :)

At Least I'm Not THAT Girl

Apparently this is a new rollercoaster somewhere in Ohio...check it out...

First of all...i would just die! I can only imagine how she is feeling at this moment.

Thursday, April 3, 2008


I was shopping for Bella's birthday party and Bella graciously volunteered to be the model for all the leis we purchased...she is such a good sport. And look, no stink eye this time!
The local party store here is really cute. I was in there looking around and I was like...this stuff all loos like it came out of an Oriental Trading Company Magazine....sure enough 95% of everything in the store IS from the OTC. Is that allowed? Its not like they jacked up the prices super high, its a great store, just kind of funny.

Sample of Stink Eye

Heres the first sample...just wait, they get better

Something To Look Forward To

We were in the store getting ready to check out and I saw this paper, staring me in the face...

Happy Birthday to me! This year dont worry about having to get me a birthday present, because guess what? We'll be dead, so its ok, I wont be mad. Maybe I'll celebrate early just in case, I am going to be 25 after all, kind of a big step in life. A quarter of a century old. Thanks mom for always reminding me of that, I really appreciate it. My consolation is that Dan is always going to be 7 years older than me, so thats a good thing, I shouldn't feel as old. But I do. Sometimes I feel like my life just stopped back in 2005 and I just havent caught up yet. At least thats what I always hope, that I'll wake up and it will be ok that I havent finished my degree or I'm still fat. Well in 2005 I wasnt fat so that wouldnt be an issue.

Those are the things that are extremely vexing to me. I am fat and I havent finished my degree and I'm going to be 25. I wanted to be over those 2 things so I could move on with my life. I guess 25 is just a number right? Although it feels like I'll never finish school, because I havent started school again. I can always finish. Getting BYU's degree in generals would be a piece of cake, but then hello I would be totally throwing away all the credits from my major.

So has anyone out there almost finished at BYU and had to complete their degree elsewhere? Any advice?

Here are my goals for my quarter of a century birthday.

-Not to cry on my big day
-To start to finish my degree sometime before I turn 26.
-To get skinny by Christmas...or at least by the time I turn 26.
-To hang out with friends. Fair warning Dan, I want a party! :) get hoppin'.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Sick and Tired

So last friday I got sick....AGAIN. with the same thing as before. What the heck is this? I think it may be allergy related, but some of my symptoms are so not feeling like allergies. like hello...i was in bed for almost 3 days again with a fever and I'm almost feeling human again today. I just have to keep telling myself I'm almost over it...

On Sunday Bella started to get sick...monday her fever spiked to 105.4 and we've been monitoring it since then, it stayed under 102.8 yesterday which is great...and since last night has been under 100. I've been totally paranoid when she is finally asleep that something is going to happen to her so I havent gotten any sleep for like 4 days.

The night before last we had her sleep with us because she WOULDNT sleep in her crib, she just cried for hours. Instead she thought it was a lot of fun and wiggled around in our bed like a dog finding its comfy spot until 2:30am and then passed out until 5 got crazy for a half hour and then fell asleep until almost 9am.

Yesterday she didnt sleep at all until almost 7pm and that was only for 15 minutes. oh i forgot to mention. She is on the "B.R.A.T." diet Bananas, Rice, Apples, & Toast and cant have dairy through today. nice huh? So she is use to having a bottle before naps and bed time and cant. torture! so she didnt go to bed until 10 and slept until 7am. By about 8:30/8:45 she was ready for a nap I caved and gave her a little milk diluted with water and she crashed and is still's noon. i'm getting nervous and i'm going to check on her but i so dont want to wake her's been a crazy exhausting couple of days. I keep hoping I'll wake up and it will all be a dream.

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